Forbes Magazine has released it's list of "America's Best Employers" by state, and many major employers from Iowa made the list.
The top ten employers in Iowa according to the Forbes ranking are:
The University of Iowa, Vermeer, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Grinnell Mutual, Deere & Company, Principal Financial Group, United Technologies, the City of Des Moines, and Fed-Ex.
Hy-Vee, Wells Enterprises, Menards, Nordstrom, United Health Group, Schneider Electric, US Bank, City of Cedar Rapids, CNH Industrial, Unity Point Health, Seimens, Iowa State University, Pepsico, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Parcel Service, Aldi, Department of Veterans Affairs, Davenport Community School District, Des Moines Area Community College, and Fareway stores round out the top 30.
The rankings came out of employee surveys and anonymous online panels, sampling the workforce.
The survey asked employees to rate their willingness to recommend their employer and to also evaluate other employers in their industries.